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Hotel Santana Beach

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Reviewed 9 January 2017 via mobile

The food here was recommended by the staff at ITC Mahabalipuram but it wasn't that great. Worst part is they charged us 250 rupees for a beer when it was supposed to be 150(msrp) then 30 for water (instead of 20 msrp). When asked they insisted prices head to go up. We were also charged 150 rupees (10% of our...

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Ottawa, Canada
Reviewed 14 November 2016 via mobile

This was one of the worst meals we've had and one of the most expensive. Rude service. My food was inedible. My companions had marginally better food but not food. I ate one bite and spit mine out. Maybe the grilled fish is good but as soon as he saw he wasn't going to sell any to us he was...

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Bengaluru, India
Reviewed 24 July 2016 via mobile

There is many places you should go to here, this is definitively not one of them. Avoid this place unless you don't have choice.. Service is slow, waiter is unfriendly/rude, the place isn't cheap and worst food is terrible. I feel i will regret it in the next hours... Only positive point, there is a view on the beach.

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Thank thibriedmat
Mumbai (Bombay), India
Reviewed 8 January 2016

This is situated just on the beach. Good place to stay for a night. You can see the sea with the rising sun sleeping on your bed (though you have to keep your door open for that). There are AC rooms. The common place connecting all rooms have tables and chairs where you can sit and relax watching the sea.

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Thank avisekdg
Chennai (Madras), India
Reviewed 15 April 2015

Nice open air bar and restaurant with good collection of fresh sea food and drinks. The rooms are clean and comfy, and all of this is at very affordable prices. It is perfect for a relaxing weekend, where you can sip coffee sitting in the balcony with the strong sea breeze gushing across your face. The beach is right next...

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Thank Rupam_Raju
Bengaluru, India
Reviewed 18 June 2014

Cons: A/C temperature varies according to its own will. It was like a non A/C room most of the time. Staff is not cooperative and will hustle you if you don't bargain. After 8pm the staff are non existent. At no point will they give any kind of room service. Cleanness and ventilation Pros: Proximity to beach and view On...

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1Thank ShankeyTBTS
Fribourg, Switzerland
Reviewed 2 April 2014 via mobile

This is a budget B&B accomodation right on the beach. Room is pretty basic but clean and we enjoyed the terrace outside the room a lot! we were a little less impressed with staff, not the friendliest ever... Make sure you get what you pay for, our room rate suddenly turned out to be non a/c despite other inications at...

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Thank daebischer
Bristol, United Kingdom
Reviewed 31 January 2014

The room was not very clean, with no towel or toilet paper when we arrived, but OK for a budget stay. The restaurant upstairs was very poor, by far the worst meal we had in nearly 4 weeks in India, and the prices were higher than they should be - 200 Rs per tiger prawn, cooked unimaginatively. Shoddy service, and...

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2Thank Dave H
Manchester, United Kingdom
Reviewed 21 September 2013

Budget price and on the beach front. Average for the price, rooms was OK but it could do with a bit of a clean especially the bathroom and the sheets and towels had a lot of stains on them although they smelled freshly washed. Have stayed in much cleaner brighter rooms for the same price but it was OK. Bed...

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Thank DigitalisPurpurea
Leicester, United Kingdom
Reviewed 26 June 2013

This hotel is at the budget end of things. Room was clean enough for a few nights, but don't look too close. We had room 101 looking over the bay to the shore temple. The A/C does not work, the sink is not plumbed in, but sitting on the terrace drinking cold Kingfisher, eating freshly caught Red Snapper masala fried,...

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  • Restaurant
  • Beachfront
About the property
  • Beachfront
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  • Restaurant
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  • Air Conditioning
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  • Dry Cleaning
  • Laundry Service

Additional Information about Hotel Santana Beach

Address: 178, Othavadai Street,, Mahabalipuram, India
Region: India > Tamil Nadu > Mahabalipuram
Number of rooms: 6
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“Check if the room facing the sea is available.”
 of 5 bubbles avisekdg, 7 Jan 2016 | Read review
“Hygienic and value for money, rooms right on the beach”
 of 5 bubbles Rupam_Raju, 14 Apr 2015 | Read review
“Please check A/C working in every room before occupying and dont forget to bargain”
 of 5 bubbles ShankeyTBTS, 18 Jun 2014 | Read review
“Room 101 has best view and sea breeze if window left open.”
  • view from terrace outside room 101
 of 5 bubbles WayneS633, 26 Jun 2013 | Read review
“Always choose rooms on the first floor. They are quieter.”
 of 5 bubbles GopalM_12, 27 Jan 2013 | Read review
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